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Restaurant Spotlight: Native Foods Cafe

January 28, 2015 6:04 PM0 comments

The recent expansion of Native Foods Cafe across the nation might go down in history as a tipping point in the popularity of vegan/vegetarian dietary choices. Native Foods, which started sprouting branches in this region last September, is a fast casual restaurant, which has an entirely vegan menu. The decor […]

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Deflate-Gate Paled By Deflation Threat

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With yet another American national Superbowl spectacle upon us, headlines dominating newspaper front pages, not only their sports pages, national TV and cable news and the glut of radio, online and other sports commentators are all focused on the latest distraction from things that matter going by the name of […]

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Vinson Hall Cuts Ribbon on 2 New Buildings

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Vinson Hall Retirement Community opened two new buildings last Thursday. In the image above, Vinson Hall board chairman Vice Admiral John Cotton and Vinson Hall CEO Admiral Kathy Martin cut the ribbon  on Vinson Hall’s new community building with John Foust, Vinson Hall senior directors and community partners.

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Diener Voted Back on Chamber of Commerce Board

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BACK IN THE HUNT, so to speak, Falls Church’s Michael S. Diener, CPA, has returned to a prominent role serving the community following a decade-long hiatus to concentrate on growing his business. Diener, two time president of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce and two time winner of the City’s […]

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Creative Cauldron’s “Jacques Brel” Nominated for Helen Hayes Awards

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NOMINATED FOR A HELEN HAYES Award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical this week was the cast from Creative Cauldron’s “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.” Alan Naylor from the show was also nominated for lead actor in a musical. (Photo: Creative Cauldron)

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Local Artist Kasondra Johnston Dies After Year-Long Battle with Brain Cancer

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Local artist, loving mother and devoted wife Kasondra Kay Johnston passed away last Thursday, Jan. 22 at the age of 65. She was an active member of the community, both as an artist and volunteer. Kasondra, affectionately known as “Kas,” grew up in Michigan, later attending Long Beach City College […]

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Chita Rivera Performing for One Night Only at The Alden

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Broadway legend Chita Rivera is performing a solo concert at The Alden in the McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, on Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be her final tour stop before she returns to Broadway this spring in the new John Kander/Fred Ebb/Terrence […]

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McLean Theatre Company Earns 21 National, State and Local Accolades

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Members of the McLean High School Theatre Company recently earned national, state and local theater recognition from the YoungArts Foundation, Virginia Thespians and DCMetrotheaterarts.com, respectively. The company earned 21 accolades in total for its work last year. The YoungArts Foundation recognized Alex Stone as one of fifteen national finalists in […]

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F.C. Residents Qualify for Synchronized Skating Championship

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Annika Bjorklund, a fifth grader at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, was one of a few Falls Church residents to compete with DC EDGE, the area’s largest synchronized skating organization, in the Eastern Sectional Championships in Lake Placid, NY over the weekend. Bjorklund’s juvenile-level synchronized skating team placed fourth qualifying for […]

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Dixie Power Trio to Perform at the ‘Jazz Coffeehouse’

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Dixie Power Trio, which actually features four performs, will be the featured act at the Jazz Coffeehouse performance at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church this Saturday, Jan. 31, from 7 – 9:30 p.m. There will be music, coffee and desserts at the event, located at 3022 Woodlawn Ave., Falls Church, and […]

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